The American Presidency Project
John T. Woolley & Gerhard Peters • Santa Barbara, California return to original document
• Richard Nixon
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Elliot L. Richardson as Attorney General.
October 20, 1973

Dear Elliot:

It is with the deepest regret and with an understanding of the circumstances which brought you to your decision that I accept your resignation.
Sincerely,

RICHARD NIXON

[Honorable Elliot L. Richardson, The Attorney General, Justice Department, Washington, D.C.]

Citation: Richard Nixon: "Letter Accepting the Resignation of Elliot L. Richardson as Attorney General.", October 20, 1973. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=4017.
 
© 1999-2011 - Gerhard Peters - The American Presidency Project